It’s time to let those high school kids in your life that like to go fishing to write an essay or short story about a memorable fishing trip, including a photo of the youth with their fish. This is a wonderful contest with great prizes. Please click on the flyer and the registration form for more details and to see everything that’s involved. You can either print the registration form to mail in with essay or apply via the online Wufoo link. Please share this information! Deadline for me to receive essays is June 30th 5 p.m. Thanks, y’all!
On a chilly December day in 2014, freelance writer and author Kimberley Lovato traveled down the bayou as part of her south Louisiana tour. I didn’t know where she had already visited or where she planned to go, but those details mattered not because I was very excited that Houma Travel asked me to take her…
After posting up the recipe for Blackberry Dumplings, I went back to the berry patch to pick more wild berries. Returning to the same patch, I was determined to pick only the blackest, plumpest, ripest berries. At the first picking, I had been so excited to find ripe berries, that I picked berries a little prematurely. However, since that first picking, we’ve had hard rains, coupled with days of sunshine in between, and now the berries have had time to fully ripen. While picking this morning I learned that if my shadow falls across the berries, they appear darker than they really are. So I made a conscious effort not to block the sun and to pick all of them in the glaring sunlight.
I’ll enjoy these buds while waiting for my snowbells and narcissus to bloom. They are looking very shy this winter . . .